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UK-bound plane diverted; 3 held over 'suspicious conversation'

Police and prosecutors had been investigating the men on suspicion that they were preparing to carry out "a serious violent crime that could have jeopardised the state". A spokesman for the police in Cologne told BILD: "We take the situation very seriously, but cannot confirm that there was a concrete terror suspicion".


Theresa May's top aides quit after United Kingdom election criticism

Theresa May's top aides quit after United Kingdom election criticism

Under the deal, the DUP will vote with the government on confidence and supply but not enter a formal coalition. "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week", said a Number 10 spokesman.



Merkel assumes UK to stick with its Brexit plan

Just ten days before the negotiations with European Union leaders over Brexit are due to begin, a surge of support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party has seen the prime minister inadvertently throw away her entire majority. A similar line emerged in Germany. It will be more hard for a Conservative government to walk away from the European Union without a trade deal, as May has threatened to do.



Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation

Uber set up a hotline where employees and former employees could file complaints. The firm checked into 215 complaints, and 57 remain under investigation. In its ascent to becoming the world's most valuable startup, Uber took Silicon Valley's penchant for sexism and cutthroat, unapologetic competition, and a distaste for government regulation, and kicked it up several notches.



Merkel assumes UK to stick with its Brexit talks plan after election

They're hardly going to make any major concessions, and she's going to have to go back to her Parliament with her divided party and try and get some obvious compromises through. But several domestically focused United Kingdom stocks were hit hard after the election result, limiting gains for the broad-based Stoxx Europe 600.



Kristina Mladenovic stuns Garbine Muguruza in fourth round

But she ran out of steam as the 27-year-old Bacsinszky, who had wasted two set points in the first set, chased her across the court and won the next two easily, clinching the match with a ideal drop shot. No French woman has won the title at Roland Garros since Mary Pierce in 2000. Spanish fourth seed Muguruza rallied but 13th-seeded Frenchwoman Mladenovic perfectly played the key points in the decider.